The May/June 2021 issue of DOLLS is 48 full-color pages. This issue includes our annual spotlight on BJDs with articles on BJD artists Kim Arnold, Virginia Lee, Nefer Kane, and Virginia Comish. In addition, this issue includes features on what Mattel has planned for Barbie this year, Korean fashion-doll duo Aquatalis, Gene Marshall, and more!
TABLE OF CONTENTS
7 Abundant Elegance Aquatalis tempts collectors with high-end fashions, repaints, new doll line By Wil Peterson
10 Barbie Bonanza Mattel’s fashion queen is more versatile than ever in 2021 By Stephanie Finnegan
14 Collector Corner Dolls celebrate spring!
B1 DOLLS Presents BJDs
B2 That New Familiar Face Kim Arnold uses new tech to expand BJD line
B6 From Top to Toe Virginia Lee does it all when making dolls
B10 Artistic Expressions Nefer Kane speaks through her doll sculpts By Pam North
B14 Branching Out Virginia Comish adds BJDs to her dollmaking lineup
36 Farewell to a Fashion Icon JAMIEshow’s final Gene Marshall releases Photos by Anne Monday
6 Editor’s Notebook 33 Doll Scene 40 Antique Q&A 42 Curious Collector 43 Portraits 44 Paper Doll 46 Event Calendar 46 Classifieds 46 Advertiser Index